Heschel On The “Answer” To Auschwitz


“There is no answer to Auschwitz...To try to answer is to commit a supreme blasphemy. Israel enables us to bear the agony of Auschwitz without radical despair, to sense a ray of God’s radiance in the jungles of history.”


Source: Heschel, Abraham Joshua. Israel: An Echo of Eternity, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing, 1997.